1. Royal Snub

    Kate and Will to Spend Christmas With Middletons

    LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM - OCTOBER 25: ( L-R ) Pippa Middleton, James Middleton, Carole Middleton and Michael Middleton sighting on October 25, 2012 in London, England. (Photo by Simon James/FilmMagic)

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    Royals, they’re just like us! Like most families, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have to make tough decisions about how to split their time between both sides during the holiday season. Unlike most of us, William had to get Queen Elizabeth’s permission to buck Buckingham tradition and spend Christmas in Bucklebury with the Middleton’s. The Queen was cool about it, though. After all, Kate has had a rough couple of weeks, as extreme morning sickness has soured the start of her first pregnancy. And Wills is close with the in-laws, so it’s a win-win for everybody. Bring on the egg-nog.

    Read it at Reuters